Parent Voices Sacramento
(916) 369-3387


Child Action, Inc.
(916) 369-0191


Children’s Clothes Closet-Sacramento Council of PTAs
Leonardo Da Vinci School
4701 Joaquin Way, Sacramento, CA
(916) 227-4338
Free children’s clothing and shoes for students enrolled in Sacramento City Unified School District, 3 to 18. Parents or guardian must call for appointment.

Sacramento Clothes Closet
3333 Third Avenue, Sacramento, CA
(916) 456-1980
Clothing and shoes for men, women, children and infants. All items provided at no cost. Limited to once monthly. No appointment necessary, bring photo ID.


Department of Human Assistance
(916) *874-2072
Administers various programs cash assistance, food stamps, health insurance and job placement/retention services for eligible low-income residents.

Loaves and Fishes
(916) 446-0874
Provides a safe and clean environment for homeless men, women and children seeking survival services/overnight shelter.

Oak Park Emergency Food Locker
(916) 456-1980
3333 Third Avenue, Sacramento, CA
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Wednesday 4-7 p.m.
For Basic Food Assistance. Must have current proof of address, picture ID and ID for children/can use Social Security Card. Provides each eligible person three days worth of free food, once a month.

WIC Program
(916) 427-5500
Nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new mothers and young children eat well and stay healthy.


Birth & Beyond

Black Infant Health

Cover the Kids
(866) 850-4321

Application assistance for Medi-Cal, Healthy Families and other no-cost and low-cost health insurance programs for ages birth – 18 years and pregnant women. Arrangements made by appointment only. The Effort
(916) 325-5556
Services include health care, mental health and addictions treatment.

Health Rights Hotline
(916) 551-2100

Sacramento County Department of Health & Human Services – Dental Clinic
(916) 874-8300
Dental services are provided to Sacramento County residents who do not have medical insurance and meet the eligibility criteria for CMISP (County Medically Indigent Services Program)

Sacramento County Immunization Assistance Program
(916) 875-7468
Provides information about immunization services for children and adults.

Women’s Health Specialists
(916) 451-0621
Pregnancy , birth control and STD information and services.


Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency
(916) 440-1300
Provides many different housing opportunities for residents throughout Sacramento County.

Sacramento Area Emergency Housing Center (916) 455-2160
The Center provides a wide range of services including family shelter, women’s refuge, housing services.

St. John’s Shelter for Women and Children
(916) 453-1482
Provides shelter and comprehensive services 24-hours a day to women and children.

Volunteers of America
(916) 442-3691
Homeless shelter and services, transitional and permanent housing program, treatment and recovery services and more.


Sacramento Employment & Training (SETA)
925 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento, CA
(916) 263-3800
Administers the Sacrament Works One-Stop Career Center in collaboration with 41 providers of employment and training, education and social services.

Employment and Job Placement Services
(916) 875-3330
Job screening, pre-employment skills information, referral services, drop-in job referral and employer recruitment services.

Charles A. Jones Skills & Business Education Center
(916) 443-2600
Vocational school teaching a wide variety of skills. Day and evening classes available in a wide variety of subjects. Call for current schedule.


24-Hour Parent Support Line
(888) 281-3000
Free service from The Effort. Receives calls 24 hours a day, 365 days a year from parents and other caregivers who may be in crisis, seeking information and resources or just someone to listen and provide encouragement when it’s most needed.

California Youth Crisis Line
(800) 843-5200
Toll-free, 24-hour, confidential phone line available to young people between the ages of 12-24 and concerned friends and family members.

Child Protective Service
(916) 875-5437
24-hour in-person response to reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation.

Diogenes Youth Services
(916) 363-0128
24-hour Crisis Line (800) 339-7177
Provides service such as temporary shelter for youth in crisis, transitional living programs for youth & young adults and crisis intervention.

La Familia Counseling Center
(916) 452-3601
Provides crisis intervention and support services. Year-around recreational tutorial program and youth activities. On-the-job-training to adults with emphasis on service for Hispanics.

Sacramento Crisis Nursery
(916) 679-3600
Emergency Hotline (877) 543-7752
Provides support to families at times of crisis through residential respite care for children ages 0-5. Children are provided developmentally and culturally appropriate activities in caring and nurturing setting and have access to medical services as needed.

Crisis Line (916) 920-2952
24-hour domestic violence/sexual assault crisis line. Provides temporary shelter and support service to battered women and their children who are in crisis.


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